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Slicks in SAR imagery of the sea surface
Author(s): S. Ermakov
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Paper Abstract

A brief overview of studies on the problem of marine slicks and their radar signatures carried out at the Institute of Applied Physics RAS is given. Synthetic aperture radar (SAR) slick imagery and physical mechanisms of slick formation due to different oceanic processes are considered, including slicks due to oceanic internal waves, non uniform coastal currents, algae bloom. Results of field studies slicks associated with these processes, and theoretical analysis of physical mechanisms of the slicks in SAR imagery are presented.

Paper Details

Date Published: 21 November 2012
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 8536, SAR Image Analysis, Modeling, and Techniques XII, 85360S (21 November 2012); doi: 10.1117/12.976854
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S. Ermakov, Institute of Applied Physics (Russian Federation)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 8536:
SAR Image Analysis, Modeling, and Techniques XII
Claudia Notarnicola; Simonetta Paloscia; Nazzareno Pierdicca, Editor(s)

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